The People's Food Co-op is more than your average grocery store.  It is a place to learn, gather, and have fun. Check out all these great events...


Wednesday
May062015

PFC's 100-Mile Market

WHEN: Wednesday, May 6, from 3pm until 7pm 

 

WHERE: Parking Lot of the People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT:  Join us for the 100-Mile Market every Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm, May through October! All food sold at this market is required to be grown or produced within 100 miles of Kalamazoo. 

 

We accept Bridge Cards at the market, and we'll be participating again in the Double Up Food Bucks program! SNAP benefits customers, bring your Bridge Card to the market to get your SNAP tokens. In June, SNAP benefits will be matched up to $20 for fresh Michigan-grown fruits and veggies! That's $20 for free!

 

For vendors interested in participating in the market, please contact Market Coordinator Bree Bird at farmhand@peoplesfoodco-op.org.

 

Vendor list coming soon!

Monday
May182015

Owner Orientation

WHEN: Monday, May 18, from 7:30pm until 8:30pm 

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op

507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Perhaps you are a PFC owner, but you're not really sure what that means? Maybe you just became an owner and want an introduction to the store? Join us for one of our monthly owner orientations! Gain a better understanding about Co-op ownership, learn more about your Co-op, and meet other PFC owners and staff. If you are interested in joining us, please RSVP with our Volunteer Coordinator.

Monday
May182015

Volunteer Orientation

WHEN: Monday, May 18, from 7:30pm until 8:30pm 

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Volunteers are what make co-ops great, and we believe we've got some of the best volunteers in the country!  If you've applied to volunteer at People's, you'll first need to attend an orientation session, where we'll make sure you have everything you need to join our all-star team.  Please RSVP with our volunteer coordinator today!

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, check out our Help Out page.  

Friday
May222015

Now Hiring: Cashier & Grocery Assistant

WHEN: Applications due Friday, May 22 

 

WHERE: People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Working at the Co-op can be a fun and fast-paced way to make a difference in our community. If you are interested in joining the People's Food Co-op team, please download and submit an application form and return it with any other required materials to: People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo, 507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007.

CASHIER: A self-motivated, food-loving people person for 20-30 hrs/wk with flexible availability.

Cashiers are leaders in providing excellent customer service to all People's Food Co-op customers and staff. They are knowledgeable about many aspects of the PFC and facilitate point of sale transactions with attention to detail and concentration on service. Download a job description and application, or pick one up in the store. Applications due by Friday, May 22.

GROCERY ASSISTANT: A friendly, self-motivated and detail-oriented person for 20-30 hrs/wk with flexible and night/weekend availability.

Grocery Assistants provide excellent customer service to all People’s Food Co-op customers and staff. Grocery Assistants supply high quality and consistently merchandised packaged products, general merchandise, and refrigerated and frozen foods while maintaining a focus on cleanliness, teamwork, and vision in a fast-paced work environment. Download a job description and application, or pick one up in the store. Applications due by Friday, May 22.

Monday
Jun012015

PFC Board Meeting

WHEN: Monday, June 1 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm 

 

WHERE: 525 E. Kalamazoo Ave, our office building

 

WHAT: Join our Board of Directors and participate in the governance of your Co-op! 

 

The PFC Board will not be meeting in September because of the holiday. We'll resume regular meetings in October. 

 

The Board normally meets the first Monday of each month. Our meetings are open to the public and all owners and community members are encouraged to attend. For more information visit the Board of Directors page.

Saturday
Jun062015

Owner Appreciation Days: 45th Anniversary!

WHEN: Saturday, June 6 - Sunday, June 14

 

WHERE: People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: People's is turning 45! Let's celebrate 45 years of creating access to healthy food together. We'll bring the EXTRA SPECIAL owner sales, you bring your love for PFC!

 

 And of course, don't forget to come by for Co-optoberfest, our 100-Mile Market birthday party, on June 10.

 

 As always, Co-op Owners enjoy extra Owner Specials during OAD. And don't forget to bring in your postcard (coming in the mail) to receive 10% off (non-sale items) of one order during the period. Are you or someone you love not yet a Co-op owner? Stop in the store to sign up yourself, or pick up an ownership form for a friend or family member! More information about ownership here.

 

 

Wednesday
Jun102015

45th Co-opiversary Celebration @ 100-Mile Market!

WHEN: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

 

WHERE: Parking Lot of the People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Join us in celebration of the Co-op's 45th anniversary! This 100-Mile Market party will be all about YOU, our owners and shoppers. We were founded in 1970, which means your support has kept PFC thriving for over two generations -- a truly community-centric affair.

To show our appreciation, we'll be hosting a kickin' party! You can expect FREE BIRTHDAY CAKE, live music, great food, local vendors, SUPER deals in the store, and so much more. More details coming soon!